Limited, higher alcohol, American-style IPAs, Stouts, and Sours from a select group of American brewers apparently dominated palates and discussions on BeerAdvocate in 2019.
Brewed with cocoa, coffee, pasilla peppers, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lactose, with English Challenger and East Kent Golding as featured hops.
Kim Sturdavant had been using an amylase enzyme to dry out Social Kitchen’s Triple IPA for a couple of years before he tried adding it to his standard-strength IPA. The idea evolved from there, resulting in the bone-dry style dubbed “Brut IPA.”
WWI had a permanent legacy. UK beer became relatively weak and pubs remained closed for much of the day.
In its Hop-On series, Duck Foot Brewing asks one of the great questions of the ages: Do ducks hop?
Concentrated hop products like Cryo Hops and Hop Hash from Yakima Chief Hops deliver on their promise of more aroma and flavor, but what of the subtler side of things? What about all of the other hop material that falls by the wayside in the pursuit of concentration?
Instead of embracing the beauty of public and outdoor drinking, Americans have largely relegated alcohol consumption to bars, implicitly marking them as dark dens of adult iniquity. Fortunately, small breweries are pushing for change.
Great Notion’s second location offers plenty of growing room for the three-year-old company, along with to-go coffee six days a week, an expanded menu, and most importantly, more beer.
Eric McKay and Patrick Murtaugh, founders of Virginia’s Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, talk about their motivation for offering low calorie, low alcohol beers under a new brand.
A float of hoppy IPA brings floral and piney flavors along with a bit of Pacific Northwest flair to this riff on a caipirinha, the quintessential Brazilian cocktail.
There are over 6,000 disc golf courses scattered across the US today, an enormous number for a niche activity. Craft brewing has seen a similar explosion, so it should come as no surprise that there has been a convergence of these two interests.
More than 600 examples of Brut IPA have been added to the BeerAdvocate database in recent months. Can it hold the attention of beer enthusiasts or will demand sputter as drinkers return to West Coast IPAs and New England IPAs?
In terms of texture and appearance, the malted white corn beer known as Chicha de Jora bears a striking resemblance to milkshake IPAs. But since it’s naturally carbonated and unhopped, the similarities end there.
For the first time in its nearly 200-year history, Rodenbach will produce a beer in partnership with another brewery. But fans will have to wait until 2020 to try it.
Alsace is France’s brewing powerhouse: Around 60 percent of the beer drunk in the country is brewed here, and the vast majority of its hops are grown here, too. Now the region is enjoying a revival.
With roughly 500 beers, ciders, meads, and kombuchas to choose from—our largest Extreme Beer Fest lineup to date—it’s not going to be easy to decide where to start.
The chosen tipple in rural Peru isn’t Kellerbier, Světlýý Ležák, or Best Bitter. It’s Chicha de Jora, a staple of the Incas who ruled as far back as the 14th and 15th centuries. And it still thrives in many Andean villages and towns today.
From the narrative-driven artwork of Jolly Pumpkin to the modernist pop-culture mashups of Stillwater, brewers and artists are increasingly using beer’s packaging as an opportunity to tell a story about their brand and the liquid inside.
In 2011 there was just one craft brewery in Mississippi. Today, the state ranks 51st in breweries per capita. We set out on a four-day road trip to learn more about the young beer scene.
During the 2018 calendar year, users added more than 70,600 unique beers to the site. That averages out to over 193 new beers every day.
By reviving one of Salt Lake City’s beloved heritage brands with a distinctively modern approach, A. Fisher Brewing Company has earned the admiration of beer drinkers young and old.
Sierra Nevada’s Ken Grossman talks about the potential reach of the Camp Fire Relief Fund, the logistics of coordinating such a large initiative, and his company’s dedication to helping its community rebuild.
With sea levels and storm surges rising, coastal breweries are going to see a lot more flooding. We mapped storm surge scenarios and low-lying breweries for several US cities.
Influential brewers across the country are both escaping their daily doldrums with exotic explorations and bringing tiki’s tropical flavors and escapist ethos back into the brewhouse.